The Virtue of Humility

By Daniel Ain

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), January 2005

The author describes his decision to go to rabbinical school, which stemmed from his will to learn more about a belief that could be both inspiring and honest, a faith that would embrace complexity and nuance and provide a more meaningful world picture than simple absolutes. He looks at the Presidential candidates through the terminology of Jewish textual study, stating that Bush was all pshat (basic meaning), and Kerry needed a better drash (commentary).

Topic: Elections, Democratic Party, Republican Party, Faith, GOP, Belief, Jewish Text, Leadership, Voting

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 35/617

Page Number(s): 6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Ain, Daniel. The Virtue of Humility. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). January 2005: 6.


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